Virginia Waterways Cleanup Events -- 2023!
We are proud to be part of the Ocean Conservancy's International Coastal Cleanup.
Find a cleanup site by using this map:
1. Find a cleanup site near you using the map above, or this link
2. Or sign up to LEAD a cleanup this fall! Site Captain Tool Kit is now available.
3. Everytime you remove litter from the environment, DOUBLE the value of your effort by COLLECTING DATA about the quantity & types of litter you find!
The Ocean Starts at Your Front Door
Questions or updates to the list of ICC events?
As ever, thank you for supporting the International Coastal Cleanup in Virginia! Since Clean Virginia Waterways was founded in 1995, this annual volunteer event has kept MORE THAN 5 MILLION pounds of litter and plastic pollution out of our ocean because of your dedication.
|About the Virginia Waterways Cleanup|
THANK YOU to our partners and sponsors!
Our partners include corporations, foundations, and individual donors that make it possible for thousands of Virginians to participate in caring for our rivers and beaches. Thank you!
Please purchase a "Friends of the Chesapeake license plate! You will be supporting MANY worthy projects that are working for a cleaner and healthier Chesapeake Bay and Virginia's rivers too! Learn more: Chesapeake Bay Restoration Fund
Glad Trash Bags
Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation (State Parks and Adopt-A-Stream program)
Virginia Coastal Zone Management Program, Department of Environmental Quality
You too can support this annual statewide cleanup event! Please consider a donation to support our work! Learn more.
Our volunteers remove litter and debris by walking along shorelines..and by boat. Please join us for a rewarding day that will make you feel good about taking care of our planet! You can lead a cleanup! See CVW's Site Captain Tool Kit for downloadable resources.